iPhone 7 vs. iPhone 6 & 6s: How Do They Compare?

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The iPhone 7 has just been announced, and people are already wondering how it stacks up against the iPhones that are already on the market. What are the dimensions of the 7 as compared to the iPhone 6s models, the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus? How do they compare in terms of GB, processor speed, camera, and other features?

Here’s what we know so far. We’ll add more specs for the iPhone 7 as they are available.

One of the main features is that the iPhone 7 and 7 Plus have much better cameras than the iPhone 6 models. The FaceTime cameras are now 7 MP instead of 5 MP. And the iPhone 7 Plus features a dual camera. The new iPhone 7 also supports air pods and does not have a headphone jack, but it does have an adapter. The phone also comes in 256 GB and the iPhone 7 model costs the same as the iPhone 6. Are you going to get an iPhone 7?


iPhone 7 & iPhone 7 Plus Specs

Size: 4.7-inch display in the iPhone 7 and a 5.5-inch display in the iPhone 7 Plus. The iPhone 7 Plus is 6.23 inches high and 3.07 inches wide. The iPhone 7 is 5.44 inches high and 2.64 inches wide.

Weight: 6.63 ounces for the iPhone 7 Plus and 4.87 ounces for the iPhone 7

Capacity: 32, 128, and 256 GB. (Black and Jet Black only come in 128 and 256.)

Resolution: 1920-by-1080 pixel resolution at 401 ppi for the iPhone 7 Plus, and 1334-by-750 pixel at 326 ppi for the iPhone 7

Chip: New generation chip called A10 Fusion. It’s a 64-bit four-core processor. Two high-performance cores that run 40 percent faster than A9 chip in iPhone 6s or 6 Plus. Also has a new graphics chip that’s 240 times faster than the original iPhone.

Camera & Video Recording: The iPhone 7 has a 12 MP camera that is vastly improved over previous models, with a wider color range, image stabilization, and new capture and editing APIs. The iPhone 7 Plus features a dual camera, both 12 MP. One is a wide-angle lens and one is a telephoto lens. The cameras will feature 4k video recording.

FaceTime Camera: 7 MP for both the iPhone 7 and the iPhone 7 Plus

Battery/Talk Time:  The 7 and 7 Plus will have 14 and 15 hours of battery life for Wifi browsing and up to 21 hours of wireless talk time for the Plus and 14 hours for the 7. The iPhone 7 and 7 Plus will have the longest battery life of any iPhone. The iPhone 7 Plus delivers about an hour longer of battery life than the iPhone 6s Plus.

iOS: iOS 10

Colors: Black, Jet Black, Rose Gold, Gold, Silver

Other Features: Water resistant and dust resistant. A headphone jack adapter will be included, as will earpods.

Cost: iPhone 7 is just $649. The iPhone 7 Plus is $100 more than the iPhone 7. On the installment plan the iPhone 7 is $27 a month.


iPhone 6s Plus Specs

Size: 5.5-inch screen; height of 6.23 inches and width of 3.07 inches and depth of .29 inch

Weight: 6.77 ounces

Capacity: 16 GB, 64 GB, 128 GB

3D Touch? Yes

Resolution: 1920-by-1080 pixel at 401 ppi

Chip: A9 Processor

Camera & Video Recording: 12 MP iSight camera with Live Photos, 4K video recording & 1080p HD video recording

FaceTime Camera: 5 MP

Battery/Talk Time: Up to 24 hours talk time on 3G; standby up to 16 days; Internet use up to 12 hours on 3G, LTE and Wi-Fi

iOS: 9

Colors: Gold, silver, space gray, rose gold

Other Features: Ultrafast LTE Advanced wireless, Touch ID, Bluetooth 4.2, Apple Pay


iPhone 6s Specs

Size: 4.7-inch (diagonal) screen; 5.44 inches height – 2.64 inches width – .28 inch depth

Weight: 5.04 ounces

Capacity: 16 GB, 64 GB, 128 GB

3D Touch? Yes

Resolution: 1334-by-750 pixel resolution at 326 ppi 

Chip: A9 Processor

Camera & Video Recording: 12 MP iSight camera with Live Photos; 4K video recording and 1080p HD video recording

FaceTime Camera: 5 MP

Battery/Talk Time: Up to 14 hours talk time on 3G; up to 10 days standby; up to 10 hours Internet use on 3G & LTE (up to 11 hours on Wi-Fi)

iOS: 9

Colors: Gold, silver, space gray, rose gold

Other Features: Ultrafast LTE Advanced wireless, Touch ID, Bluetooth 4.2, Apple Pay


iPhone 6 Plus Specs

Size: 5.5-inch (diagonal) screen; 6.22 inches height – 3.06 inches width – .28 inch depth

Weight: 6.07 ounces

Capacity: 16 GB, 64 GB

3D Touch? No

Resolution: 1920-by-1080 pixel at 401 ppi

Chip: A8 Processor

Camera & Video Recording: 8 MP iSight camera; 1080 p HD video recording (no 4K)

FaceTime Camera: 1.2 MP

Battery/Talk Time: Up to 24 hours talk time on 3G; up to 16 days standby; up to 12 hours Internet use on 3G, LTE, and Wi-Fi

iOS: 9

Colors: silver & space gray

Other Features: Ultrafast LTE Advanced wireless, Touch ID, Bluetooth 4.2, Apple Pay


iPhone 6 Specs

Size: 4.7-inch (diagonal) screen; height 5.44 inches – width 2.64 inches – depth .27 inch

Weight: 4.55 ounces

Capacity: 16 GB, 64 GB

3D Touch? No

Resolution: 1334-by-750 pixel at 326 ppi

Chip: A8 Processor

Camera & Video Recording: 8 MP iSight camera (no Live photos); 1080 HP video recording (no 4K)

FaceTime Camera: 1.2 MP

Battery/Talk Time: Up to 14 hours talk time on 3G; up to 10 days standby; up to 10 hours Internet use on 3G and LTE (up to 11 hours on Wi-Fi)

iOS: 9

Colors: Silver & space gray

Other Features: Ultrafast LTE Advanced wireless, Touch ID, Bluetooth 4.2, Apple Pay

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